When she was a little girl, SAS Senior User Experience Designer Khaliah Cothran’s parents gave her a creativity building set. She fell in love with building models of all kinds, from cars and trains to merry-go-rounds. And just like that, an engineer was born. A few years later, Cothran happened [...]
Hi there! I am Murali Sastry, a student pursuing my Master’s degree in Analytics at Capella University (CU). I love data and really enjoy digging into it to find valuable insights. If you’re a student in an analytics program like I am, let me give you a bit of advice. […]
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The combination of a looming shortage of analytical professionals in the workforce and a recent Money and Payscale.com study which named SAS the top skill to pursue in today’s job market, many students are looking to learn SAS. Many universities are stepping up to meet this need with a well-developed […]
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The job market for individuals with analytical skills is hot, and it’s only getting hotter. A recent study by the McKinsey Global Institute puts the situation in perspective, citing a shortfall of nearly 200,000 professionals with strong analytical skills by the year 2018. Businesses are looking to colleges and universities […]
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Next up in our series, Students in Analytics, we feature a recent graduate – Sara Armandi. Sara graduated from the University of Copenhagen earlier this year and stayed close to SAS – very close. She’s part of graduate program that SAS offers to help her develop her skills as a […]
As we continue our Student in Analytics series, we chat with Lucy D’Agostino. Lucy is a PhD student at Vanderbilt University studying biostatics. She believes SAS is an essential tool to have in your “tool belt” -- and something that will give you an advantage in your career. Listen to […]
With the analytics skills gap and rise in big data, there’s never been a better time to study analytics. In this series, Students in Analytics, I’ll interview several students and recent grads about why they’re pursuing degrees in analytics. Jason Bentley is a PhD student at the University of Sydney. […]
In a few short years, the need for people with analytics skills could significantly outpace supply. In fact, recent research from MGI and McKinsey's Business Technology Office says: By 2018, the United States alone could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with deep analytical skills as well as 1.5 million […]
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That famous warning phrase heard regularly on the London Underground, warning passengers of the gap between the train and the platform, also applies to the UK tech industry. We’re facing a gap between the skills available in today's workforce and the demand for specific skills in today’s job market. And the gap […]
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Numerous studies and statistics point to the fact that in just a few short years the need for people with analytics skills could significantly outpace supply. With so much talk around the analytics skills gap and the growing market for analytic talent, we wanted to highlight a variety of avenues […]
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